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Social Welfare
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The nonprofit Olneyville Housing Corp. has purchased 14 residential properties over the past year in the area of Amherst and Chaffee streets, and will renovate the buildings to create more affordable housing. more
Capital Good Fund CEO discusses the group’s holistic approach to fighting poverty. more
In the first half of 2014, the Rhode Island Foundation awarded more than 320 grants totaling more than $15.6 million to programs that serve Rhode Island. more
“You can either offer work, you can offer wisdom, or you can offer wealth,” said Oliver Bennett, senior vice president at Bank of America Corp. While it could be assumed that Bennett was talking about his industry, of which he’s been a part for nearly three decades, the advice actually hits a little closer to home – both for Bennett, who heard it from his father-in-law, Ron Boss, former chairman and CEO of A.T. Cross Co., and for the many community members Bennett affects through his charitable work. more
The Social Enterprise Greenhouse has begun accepting applications for its next incubator and accelerator sessions for early stage social enterprise entrepreneurs looking to combine a traditional business with the public problem-solving goals of a charitable or social-service organization. more
Two years ago, Kevin Gallagher volunteered to become a board member for the Center for Mediation and Collaboration Rhode Island, a nonprofit that had previously not been on the Providence attorney’s radar. more
Executive director of the Coggeshall Farm Museum discusses her vision to invigorate the museum’s programs and presence. more
The Rhode Island Foundation has picked 14 people to participate in its Nonprofit Emerging Leaders Program. more
Amos House broke ground on its new four-story building on Dec. 1, a $6 million project. more
A total of 157 third-grade teachers in five communities will share nearly $148,000 in grants through Spark, a program that encourages classroom innovation in urban school districts. more
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